People and Achievements

Browse this section of the site to find information about people who contributed to the history and achievements of agriculture in South Australia.  

  • Oral Histories. These were initially commissioned in 2003 to record the experiences and reminiscences of key contributors to the department’s history, including former ministers, directors and staff. A number of oral histories have been completed since 2003.
  • Personal recollections. Short contributions submitted by people involved in the Department
  • Ministers and Departmental Heads List. Comprises the Ministers and Chief Executives (formerly Directors of Agriculture or Directors General of Agriculture) responsible for Agriculture since 1836. 
  • Departmental staff.  Contains lists of staff who worked for the Department of Agriculture
  • Obituaries acknowledge people who have made significant contributions to Agriculture in SA. 
  • Prominent people in the History of South Australian Agriculture.  Lists mainly industry people who have made a significant contribution to the achievements and success of agriculture in South Australia and Australia; and also